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Viola Pircher

I experienced acupuncture for the first time back in 1984.  I had been suffering from ear pain my medical doctor indicated he couldn't help me with.  Like many people, I was frustrated and just wanted my pain managed, it was affecting my quality of life. I saw the acupuncturist on the recommendation of a friend because I was desperate.  Who gets acupuncture anyway? 


It took a little time, but not only did my pain go away, but I also had more energy.  Twenty years later I found myself in a similar situation, and getting the same results from acupuncture.  I realized I wanted to make a difference in people's lives the same way my acupuncturist made a difference in mine.  

Four years and 2,880 hours later, I had earned my Masters in Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  In April of 2009, I opened a small practice in Denver Colorado.  


Denver was not where I wanted to be so I signed up to do acupuncture on cruise ships.  For several years, I educated people from all over the world on the benefits of acupuncture.  


What was lacking, for me, on ships was the ability to have a sense of continuity with the people I treated and educated. Occasionally, I would see a patient again and find out how they were doing, but only occasionally.  

What I am looking forward to most in Beaufort is being part of the community.  I want to know how you are doing after a year, two years and even ten years from now.  

I hope to see you soon!​

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